2022 State of the Nation: Recall Index

Sedgwick’s highly anticipated 2022 State of the Nation Recall Index is here – with all the latest product safety and recall data, insights, and predictions you need to set yourself up for a successful 2022.
This edition goes beyond comprehensive recall data and offers a deep dive into the economic, regulatory, and legal challenges facing the automotive, consumer product, food and drink, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. We share the biggest product quality and safety risks from 2021, including why average recall sizes are at their highest level in over a decade and what contributed to more than 1 billion units recalled in 2021 (across industry).
With additional insights and predictions from our strategic partners, you will find everything you need to know to keep your business and reputation safe as we look ahead to the third calendar year of the pandemic.

Download and discover:

  • The factors that made 2021 a huge year for U.S. recalls, with over 1 billion units recalled
  • Top causes of recalls across five key industries
  • The top product safety priorities for the CPSC, FDA, NHTSA, and USDA
  • Best practices for navigating the current business and regulatory environment
  • The top recall data and trends in 2021, and predictions for 2022

Sedgwick's 2022 State of the Nation Recall Index provides key insights on the following industries:




Food & Drink




Medical Device


Consumer Goods

About Sedgwick's brand protection division

Trusted by the world’s leading brands and most relied on businesses, Sedgwick brand protection is the market-leading provider of best practice product recall and remediation solutions.
With a 25-year track record of successfully protecting businesses, their customers and our environment, our brand protection division works in partnership across all industries to manage the risks and minimize the impacts of in-market business and product crises.